Coronavirus: Fashion companies from Dior to Nordstrom mobilize to make masks and gowns

Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller and La La Anthony join Blake Shelton, Kevin Bacon, Neil Diamond and more in telling people to practice social distancing. USA TODAY The fashion world is working to aid healthcare workers in the battle against the coronavirus . In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, multiple fashion labels and companies have re-purposed their resources to provide doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers with essential equipment, like medical masks and gowns. In a statement posted to Instagram on Tuesday, Dior announced the company has reopened a studio in Redon, France on a volunteer basis to produce new masks. “Dior is actively committed to aiding and protecting all those who are on the front line every day,” continued the statement. “Thank you to our wonderful petites mains who, in an exceptional show of solidarity, are working tirelessly to protect them.” In Instagram posts Monday, Giorgio Armani […]

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